Another cold water dweller, this Brünnich’s Guillemot is another member of our copyright free bird images.
The white stripe along his beak is how this bird appears in nature and is one of the most distinguishing characteristics of this largest living member of the Alcidae family.
This book illustration appeared in The Voyage of the Vega Round Asia and Europe Vol. 1, written by A.E. Nordenskiold. It was published in 1881.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.